Trade and Trade Policy in the 21st Century Conference

Stephen J. Redding and Robert W. Staiger, Organizers

April 8-9, 2022

Cambridge and on Zoom

Conference Code of Conduct

Friday, April 8
10:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
Global Supply Chains
10:30 am
Gene M. Grossman, Princeton University and NBER
Elhanan Helpman, Harvard University and NBER
Hugo Lhuillier, Princeton University

Supply Chain Resilience: Should Policy Promote Diversification or Reshoring?
11:30 am
12:00 pm
Hanwei Huang, City University of Hong Kong
Kalina Manova, University College London
Frank Pisch, Technical University of Darmstadt
Oscar Perello, University College London

Firm Heterogeneity and Imperfect Competition in Global Production Networks
1:00 pm
Lunch (boxed lunches)

Lunch Talk: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director General, World Trade Organization
Trade Agreements
2:30 pm
Emanuel Ornelas, Sao Paulo School of Economics
John Turner, University of Georgia

The Costs and Benefits of Rules of Origin in Modern Free Trade Agreements
3:30 pm
3:45 pm
Meredith Crowley, University of Cambridge
Lu Han, Bank of Canada
Thomas Prayer, University of Cambridge

The Pro-Competitive Effects of Trade Agreements (slides)
4:45 pm
5:00 pm
Renee Bowen, University of California, San Diego and NBER
J. Lawrence Broz, University of California, San Diego
Marc-Andreas Muendler, University of California, San Diego and NBER

The World Trade Organization and US Domestic Politics (slides)
6:00 pm
Saturday, April 9
8:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
Trade Policy
9:00 am
David Atkin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Joaquin Blaum, Boston University
Pablo Fajgelbaum, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER
Augusto Ospital, Toulouse School of Economics

Protectionism Unchained: Determinants and Consequences of Discretionary Trade Policy in Argentina (slides)
10:00 am
10:15 am
Mary Amiti, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Sang Hoon Kong, Columbia University
David Weinstein, Columbia University and NBER

Trade Protection, Stock-Market Returns, and Welfare
11:15 am
11:30 am
Davin Chor, Dartmouth College and NBER
Bingjing Li, The University of Hong Kong

Illuminating the Effects of the US-China Tariff War on China's Economy
12:30 pm
Lunch - Parkview Room
Industrial Policy
1:30 pm
Sharon Traiberman, New York University and NBER
Martin Rotemberg, New York University

Precautionary Protectionism
2:30 pm
2:45 pm
Ernest Liu, Princeton University and NBER
Song Ma, Yale University and NBER

Innovation Networks and Innovation Policy
3:45 pm